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How to strike the right balance between the three pillars of the pension system?

In this event panelists will discuss the future of European pension schemes.

Date: September 23, 2021, 2:00 pm Topic: Macroeconomic policy

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Bruegel · How to strike the right balance between the three pillars of the pension system?

The population of Europe is ageing and pension expenditures are rising. How can European countries ensure that their pension schemes offer adequate coverage while remaining fiscally sustainable and cost efficient? How can governments find the right balance between the three pillars of the pension system: the state pensions, earnings-related pensions and voluntary private pension insurance?

Schedule

Sep 23, 2021

14:00-14:40

Panel discussion

Chair: Svend E. Hougaard Jensen, Non-resident Fellow

Elsa Fornero, Professor, University of Turin; Former Italian Minister of Labour, Social Policies, and Gender Equality

Suvi-Anne Siimes, Managing Director, Finnish Pension Alliance; Former Minister of Finance, Finland

14:40-15:00

Q&A

Chair: Svend E. Hougaard Jensen, Non-resident Fellow

Speakers

Elsa Fornero

Professor, University of Turin; Former Italian Minister of Labour, Social Policies, and Gender Equality

Svend E. Hougaard Jensen

Non-resident Fellow

Suvi-Anne Siimes

Managing Director, Finnish Pension Alliance; Former Minister of Finance, Finland

Location & Contact

Matilda Sevon

[email protected]

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